International Journal of Educational and Psychological Researches

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2015  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 100--104

The relationship between happiness, self-control and locus of control


Seyede Golafrouz Ramezani1, Abbas Gholtash2 
1 Department of Educational Sciences, Lecturer of Educational Sciences and Psychology, Shiraz Branch, Payame Noor University, Shiraz, Iran
2 Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, Marvdasht branch, Islamic Azad University, Marvdasht, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Seyede Golafrouz Ramezani
Shiraz Payamenoor University, Shiraz
Iran

Aim: The aim of this study was explored the relationship between happiness, self-control, and locus of control (LOC). Methods: Research method in this survey was descriptive and correlational. A sample of 200 college students ranging from 18 to 28 years of age was studied using cluster sampling method. To collect data, a use was made of three questionnaires included the Oxford Happiness Inventory, self-control scale of Nikmanesh [1] and Rotter«SQ»s LOC. Data analysis involved multiple regression analysis and one-way analysis of variance. Results: The results of this study indicated that, happiness is positively and significantly related to self-control. Furthermore, self-control was the strongest predictor for happiness. Conclusion: It was also suggested that self-control is positively and significantly related to LOC.


How to cite this article:
Ramezani SG, Gholtash A. The relationship between happiness, self-control and locus of control.Int J Educ Psychol Res 2015;1:100-104


How to cite this URL:
Ramezani SG, Gholtash A. The relationship between happiness, self-control and locus of control. Int J Educ Psychol Res [serial online] 2015 [cited 2020 Apr 6 ];1:100-104
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